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Posted: by Pali
Last Reply: by Suibom
Views: 763    Replies: 3
"To begin, I did a search :-) and did not find the answer to my question. I've found this question asked before, but it didn't really get an answer. So, here we go.In the same-directi..."
Posted: by BLUECHIP
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 1109    Replies: 13
"Recently I have been having issues maintaining fluidity when using my poi. I simply cant seem to be able to link in any of the moves when the poi are going in the same direction and whe..."
Posted: by i8beefy2
Last Reply: by i8beefy2
Views: 1297    Replies: 15
"Ok, so I'm at work and I go bored. So here's a challenge. From any pattern, (I find weave is my strongest rotational beginner...), indoors (8' ceiling), do a rotating poi toss and get i..."
Posted: by Tom_Shill
Last Reply: by Tom_Shill
Views: 1253    Replies: 12
"OK, before anyone says anything, anything at all, I am well aware that this is mentioned in Glass' Jedi Moves thread. That's where I heard about it. But I didn't see an explanation of h..."
Posted: by Dissolved Girl
Last Reply: by VampyricAcid
Views: 4016    Replies: 15
"hi to all the people out there, I'm from Italy and I don't know all the english names of the poi moves, cause in Italy we call them in a different way (ehm...obviously). the videos help..."
Posted: by infinite
Last Reply: by Mint Sauce
Views: 2294    Replies: 30
" this look like a 3 beat butterfly weave, not a 5 beat reverse weave? It could be the angle of view, but this sure isnt in ..."
Posted: by jinx-raverbird
Last Reply: by thelost
Views: 3848    Replies: 32
"was just woundring wot you all thort about um? sorry im a bit bord heehe(",) "
Posted: by monkeyboy24
Last Reply: by LookThisChanges
Views: 734    Replies: 2
"Hey guys, I have been struggling with the 5bt reverse weave. I can make my hands cross correctly on each side but im really struggling to get the crossover in the middle and its frustra..."
Posted: by Luni
Last Reply: by Tom_Shill
Views: 1041    Replies: 10
"I do lots of trampolining so the other day i decided to do poi at the same time. I got to do things like butterfly underneath me. leg wraps with both legs in front. But my favorite by f..."
Posted: by artindoril
Last Reply: by Mot
Views: 1174    Replies: 11
"How do you do an isolation?and before you say anything I have searched for it. "
Posted: by animatEd
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 4043    Replies: 46
"OK, this is very tongue-in-cheek.I mean no offense to anyone.Now that's out of the way, I want to bring to the masses Spinning like a whore!!It's basically spinning poi as seductively a..."
Posted: by Poispin
Last Reply: by [Nx?]
Views: 1173    Replies: 13
"About two weeks ago ive was kicked out from my house.. im 17 and ive been stayin at my friends but been doin poi at the boulevard to make some money to eat lol how does that sound? Ive ..."
Posted: by Squintywitch
Last Reply: by jo_rhymes
Views: 835    Replies: 11
"I tried searching... I tried the pages and pages of technical posts and not a thing could I find.So.I'm currently working on between-the-legs weave and low wave (the best video I've fou..."
Posted: by xypher
Last Reply: by Psychaotica
Views: 1006    Replies: 3
"Can anyone do it?"
Posted: by Renface
Last Reply: by VampyricAcid
Views: 838    Replies: 1
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Posted: by jinx-raverbird
Last Reply: by jinx-raverbird
Views: 1159    Replies: 8
"hello, iv bin spinning for about 1year now and i think im doing quite well, but i have a not shore wot move its called but iv bin trying to get this for abit now.(sorry a..."
Posted: by Ravenhill
Last Reply: by oli
Views: 1516    Replies: 8
"I searched for it, I really did. Wanna know what's running across my third eye right now? wibble wibble wibble wibble wibble So, what it be? Be it like a propeller? In which case, I hat..."
Posted: by Acciaio
Last Reply: by Acciaio
Views: 1879    Replies: 15
"Can you isolate a propeller??I think so ...but I'm not sure about...I try to explain this move... we can start from one poi in wibbling and instead of hitting the poi body we hit the po..."
Posted: by Fyre
Last Reply: by drofkcah
Views: 4475    Replies: 34
"so, i just ordered a pair of fire pois.I`ve tried poi only a couple of times so I havn`t really practised with `em.My question is what should i learn first, whats the basic steps of poi..."
Posted: by laycox
Last Reply: by Poi_Ro
Views: 1242    Replies: 15
"Hey all im in need of advice.i got this part in the school play which is a fairly huge outdoor thing and a big deal at my school. Anyway, the play is shakespeare's the Tempest and i'm a..."
Posted: by shen shui
Last Reply: by Beth
Views: 1279    Replies: 6
"hi...rev ttn, throw the lhp when its beating underneath the rhp, and make the socks tangle over each other at the halfway point (or thereabouts) of the held poi (it doesnt matter as muc..."
Posted: by Thumperabbit
Last Reply: by Ravenhill
Views: 2139    Replies: 25
"Lately since i've mastered the normal weave with my sock poi's, i've been weaving with two poi's in each hand. it looks pretty cool, can't wait to try it out with my fire pois."
Posted: by fire_rhett
Last Reply: by fire_rhett
Views: 947    Replies: 8
"I have been trying to figure out something. I had a great idea about throwing your poi up in the air and catching it, Switching hands while one poi is in mid air. Things along that natu..."
Posted: by Glåss
Last Reply: by Dut
Views: 1289    Replies: 11
"Well not exaclty but very close:Its an oldie but a goodie:trochor "
Posted: by Renface
Last Reply: by Dut
Views: 1192    Replies: 9
"EVERYTIME..... i watch and watch..... is there something im missingim still a beginner... i use glow sticks or balls... i can do simple stuff and transition between moves... but getting..."
Posted: by oli
Last Reply: by Dut
Views: 5539    Replies: 44
"dont think theres been a thread about this. i was having fun dropping my poi earlier. you know when you throw your poi and sometimes you cant quite catch it? youve dropped it. all is no..."
Posted: by BLUECHIP
Last Reply: by BLUECHIP
Views: 843    Replies: 5
"Hullo,Having just purchased my first set of poi yesterday I have come across a problem. This may just be me and my infexible self but I can't do behind the back moves. I can do 5 beat w..."
Posted: by Aliosha
Views: 734    Replies: 0
Posted: by GloStick
Last Reply: by GloStick
Views: 931    Replies: 7
"I can't figure out how to do a legit 5-step. My friend and i believe we have found a variation, but we're still not quite there. Any diagrams, videos or advice? And on the real 5-ste..."
Posted: by pineapple pete
Last Reply: by Dunc
Views: 1211    Replies: 12
"hi all...last october, at common ground, i stumbled apon a horizontal hyperloop, of which i could not find a way out of. but. after several days of experimenting i found a way out, whic..."
Posted: by DenGad
Last Reply: by Stout
Views: 1516    Replies: 10
"Newbie question...While learning the basic stuff in Michal Khans book (had my poi for about 2 weeks and am now only struggling with split time reels and the fountain), a new move sort o..."
Posted: by PoiBox
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 15835    Replies: 97
"All those "in between-", static (seperated on both sides) and buzzsaw isolations work quite well.So now I try to include isolations constantly into weaves. But at the moment they work o..."
Posted: by LazyAngel
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 2156    Replies: 24
"I was playing around with left handed 'contact' throws, where you half wrap the poi and then release it and I found that (completely by accident) I could coil the poi round one arm, rel..."
Posted: by Louch
Last Reply: by entheogen
Views: 1053    Replies: 8
"So I've been kicking around this idea for a while of using poi while suspended upside down from something. So I gave it a try on sunday night hanging from my knees from a trapezze.It w..."
Posted: by orangemonkey
Last Reply: by .:star:.
Views: 899    Replies: 1
"this is relly annoyin me i cnt seem to get the backward 3 beat weave i did it once but then fogot and neva been able to do it since iv tried for ages...but then gave up .any tips?"
Posted: by Sinner
Last Reply: by jeffhigh
Views: 4200    Replies: 66
"hey alljust posting to see if i can get any help/advice. I'm working on the corkscrew and within 20 minutes i pretty much got the movement worked out. My only problem is that i keep hit..."
Posted: by FredsDead
Last Reply: by Richee
Views: 1237    Replies: 18
"Well, the outdoor season is officially over for me with the falling of the first snow So, confined to training in my cramped quarters I am looking for inspiration from the masses to fu..."
Posted: by kajutan
Last Reply: by Zauberdachs
Views: 3903    Replies: 66
"Hi, Im new to this and im just wondering when u are using your poi and accedently hit yourself when you have them on fire, does it hurt mutch and do you burn your self right away? "
Posted: by Richee
Last Reply: by KaelGotRice
Views: 1157    Replies: 6
"Siteswaps is possibility how to notate moves in sequence.Its comming form "ball siteswaps". In ball siteswaps is themost important the height of the ball. In Poi siteswaps wetake two ba..."
Posted: by boycee
Last Reply: by Docta
Views: 1429    Replies: 9
"Hello all, I've seen the tutorials on teh webby but was wondering if there's a good dvd or video out there that can help me. I know nothing beats learning from someone else but I don't ..."
Posted: by gothic
Last Reply: by GeoffonTour04
Views: 1130    Replies: 3
"what r ur opinions on learning poi in different ways... learning single moves on there own n practicing them 1 after the other again n again... or try linking them together in combo's. ..."
Posted: by SugarCoatedHell
Last Reply: by T&B
Views: 988    Replies: 13
"Hi, I'm new to these forums. I've been spinning for a month and a half now and working with staff for 3 weeks. I love working with these toys, I've never had so much fun.Anyways, to my ..."
Posted: by SugarCoatedHell
Last Reply: by SugarCoatedHell
Views: 1088    Replies: 9
"An accident turns into a move, and you know the rest. I've never seen this move before, or heard anyone make references to it, so I figure its not been done. Just wanted to share. Horiz..."
Posted: by Zauberdach
Last Reply: by Asena
Views: 2427    Replies: 37
"This is probably a thread that has been done to death, but what the hell This is an extension of a conversation I was having with MCP today. I asked her at which point she considered so..."
Posted: by Midget_with_a_stick
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 705    Replies: 3
"I know this thread has been done probaly millions of times but after doing a search i couldn't find anything very relative to what i wanted to know. Basically i want to learn a few new ..."
Posted: by DeToX
Last Reply: by pricklyleaf
Views: 732    Replies: 7
"Hello! I have been practicing for over 2 months... And I feel as if i'm ready to light... But, i'm curious to what do I use to light it? Do I use a special type of maybe oil or somethin..."
Posted: by tobble
Last Reply: by Teppic
Views: 2744    Replies: 26
"I've been practicing these for too long not to have them taped. 50% of the time they work and the other 50% its just a tangled mess. They seems to be a bit easier with sock / material..."
Posted: by Birgit
Views: 651    Replies: 0
Posted: by tennis
Last Reply: by LazyAngel
Views: 1444    Replies: 10
"Right this will be a challenge. I'm sure people somewhere in time caame up with this but i will put it up cos i have never seen it on a thread.Isolated pendulums.if you pick up one poi ..."
Posted: by Poispin
Last Reply: by pricklyleaf
Views: 838    Replies: 8
"should the length of handles+chain+head = arm length? i kno that size can differ, but wuts like the standard? been spinnin for like 3 weeks already and now that i think of it i have tha..."
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